Pros: The coated ends to the bristles gave a kinder brush than most slicker wire brushes and didn't tug the fur hard.
Cons: Didn't catch the undercoat hairs effectively or remove guard hairs, and brush had no effect at all.
I bought this as thought it would be a kinder brush for regular removal of constant molting undercoat, and that maybe the brush would help lift off some guard hairs. The wire bristles were kinder than slicker brushes I had used but were softer and straight, and as a result lifted less of the undercoat. Although it was a softer and kinder brush my cats did not tolerate it more than the others I had used. The bristles were too closely packed to have any effect on my short to medium coated tabby cats' fur, did not smooth or lift any guard hairs, and I think my cats just disliked the feeling of pressure they got when I tried to use it. I tried it with my Russian Blue...(read more)